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Thrushes

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Large speckled brown birds with a special fondness for snails, whose shells they remove by breaking them against stones. A thrush of [[Erebor]] was instrumental in the downfall of [[Smaug]].
 
Large speckled brown birds with a special fondness for snails, whose shells they remove by breaking them against stones. A thrush of [[Erebor]] was instrumental in the downfall of [[Smaug]].
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[[Men of Lake-town]] and [[Dale]] could understand the language of the '''Thrushes''', and some '''Thrushes''' could understand the common tongue.
  
 
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Large speckled brown birds with a special fondness for snails, whose shells they remove by breaking them against stones. A thrush of Erebor was instrumental in the downfall of Smaug.

Men of Lake-town and Dale could understand the language of the Thrushes, and some Thrushes could understand the common tongue.